Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics75.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime10.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 07:55
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
45.7% Average
SC Int 28.7
SC Float 25.5
SC Mixed 24.2
21% 26.1 Pts
QC Int 167
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 276
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 534
MC Mixed 510
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 209
Parallax 219
72% 222 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 222
Splatting 173
78% 182 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$110
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,348
Write 722
Mixed 512
188% 861 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 26.2
97% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 348
260% 354 MB/s
Poor: 140% Great: 239%
WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB
360GB free
Firmware: 03.00C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 93 93 93 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 107
Write 100
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 93
69% 93 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 28.5
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8.5
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 183
22% 183 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 18,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,049
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